Tagged: wine

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Cravings du jour!

I strongly suspect that it has a lot to do with last night’s martinis, but today has just been a day full of cravings, some of them quite random. It may also have something to do with my pregnant co-worker...

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A few Sunday table scraps

Yesterday was a bit of a good food day, breakfast, farmers market, and last night’s dinner of salmon roulettes with spinach stuffing, and lime thai-style rice in coconut milk. While I was having breakfast, I saw that my local watering...

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Pinot Noir genome mapped

For the foodie and the geek in me, from The Biotech Weblog. The French-Italian Public Consortium for Grapevine Genome Characterization has released the grapevine genome sequence of Pinot Noir, a red wine grape variety which lend their flavour to both...

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No more evening supermarket trips

People in Logan Circle/U St. really need a second grocery option. Whole Foods was a madhouse last night. Not that I really mind that, but DC people aren’t really … aware of anyone else besides themselves. There was a lot...

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If only sangria didn’t need to macerate

Ok, so I was in the local liquor store for some champagne for the aforementioned champagne and fried chicken and I spotted a sparkling shiraz. Normally I wouldn’t have dared, but I was curious and it was marked way down....

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Letterbox robbery!

Metro fare to Gallery Place: $1.35 Bottled water and candy for two at CVS: $4.00 Movie tickets for two to see Dreamgirls: $20.00 If this is the MPAA’s and retail theater industry’s response to piracy, I don’t understand how they...

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A day late on the Thanks, G.

I’m rather stuffed and docile at the moment, but suffice to say tonight’s dinner was a rousing success. I’ll just finish off this wine and try to walk in about an hour or so. Turkey with forty cloves of garlic,...

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Weekend Recap: In Food

Heck of a nice weekend, weather was great, even Sunday’s grey rainy-ness was a welcome change to the 70 degree days that really shouldn’t be with us anymore this far into autumn. As I mentioned earlier it was the guy‘s...

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holiday weekend in brief

The holiday weekend in brief: FUN! Less brief: It really was quite fun, it made up for the initial mutterings of ‘let’s go somewhere’ on short notice. I got a good dose of Christopher time each day, but not so...